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2016 Awardees

Rudi Appels

Published: 02/08/2017 08:51 am

Rudi Appels was awarded an IWGSC Outstanding Leadership Award in appreciation for his unwavering leadership, vision, and dedication to the IWGSC. He received his award in January 2017, at the Plant and Animal Genome Conference (PAG) in San Diego, United States.

Forrest Chumley

Published: 02/08/2017 08:40 am

In January 2017, at the Plant and Animal Genome Conference (PAG) in San Diego, Forrest Chumley received an IWGSC Leadership Award for his vision and 10 years of dedication to and support of the IWGSC.

Catherine Feuillet

Published: 02/05/2018 06:35 pm

Catherine Feuillet was awarded an IWGSC Outstanding Leadership Award in recognition and appreciation for her unwavering leadership, support, and dedication to the IWGSC. She received her award in January 2018, at the Plant and Animal Genome Conference (PAG) in San Diego, United States.

Beat Keller

Published: 02/08/2017 08:48 am

Beat Keller was awarded an IWGSC Outstanding Leadership Award in recognition and appreciation for his leadership, support, and dedication to the IWGSC. He received his award in January 2017, at the Plant and Animal Genome Conference (PAG) in San Diego, United States.

Martin Mascher, Frédéric Choulet and Gabriel Keeble-Gagnère

Published: 02/08/2017 08:55 am

In January 2017, Martin Mascher, Frédéric Choulet and Gabriel Keeble-Gagnère – the IWGSC Pseudomolecule Task Force – were awarded IWGSC Leadership Awards in recognition and appreciation of their leadership in the pseudomolecule assembly and quality assessment of the IWGSC reference sequence of bread wheat. They received their awards at the Plant and Animal Genome Conference (PAG) in San Diego, United States.

Nils Stein

Published: 02/09/2017 06:17 pm

Nils Stein was awarded an IWGSC Leadership Award in recognition and appreciation of his leadership in the production of the IWGSC whole genome assembly of bread wheat. He received his award in January 2017 at the Plant and Animal Genome Conference (PAG) in San Diego, United States.

Michael Alaux

Published: 12/09/2016 02:57 pm

In November 2016, Michael Alaux was awarded an IWGSC Outstanding Leadership Award in recognition and appreciation of his leadership and dedication in making IWGSC resources available to the wheat community.

Abraham Korol

Published: 12/08/2016 02:20 pm

In November 2016, Abraham Korol was awarded an IWGSC Outstanding Leadership Award in appreciation and recognition of his dedication and support of the IWGSC over the last 10 years.

URGI

Published: 12/09/2016 02:52 pm

In November 2016, the entire URGI bioinformatics team was awarded an IWGSC Outstanding Leadership Award in recognition and appreciation of their efforts in making IWGSC resources available to the wheat community.